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James Brown & David Matthews reissues for RSD 2019

Now-Again — April 12, 2019 | Comments Off on James Brown & David Matthews reissues for RSD 2019

Official releases for Record Store Day, April 13, 2019:

JAMES BROWN – SHO IS FUNKY DOWN HERE
DAVID MATTHEWS – THE GRODECK WHIPPERJENNY (more…)

Tropicalia in Furs at Rappcats Extension – Apr. 20, 2019

Rappcats — March 25, 2019 | Comments (1)

7 boxes of Brazilian records that we feared lost have been found and are now a Rappcats. So Joel Stones’ NYC record store Tropicalia in Furs will open again one more day in Los Angeles!

April 20 (Sat) 12-6 PM
Rappcats, 5638 York Blvd, L.A. CA 90042 (more…)

Maclib

Madlib — March 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Maclib

Madlib and Mac Miller in Highland Park, Los Angeles. Photo by Egon.

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about a collaborative album that Madlib and Mac Miller supposedly created. Here’s the real story. (more…)

Ubiquity x Rappcats: “Boston” Bob Record Sale – Saturday March 23

Rappcats — March 14, 2019 | Comments (0)

Prince Be & Pete Rock digging through the Boston Bob collection at Roosevelt Hotel Record Convetion, NY, 1990s – Photo by John Carraro

Ubiquity is coming to Rappcats on Saturday March 23 (Noon-6PM) for a sale of the “Boston” Bob Gibson record collection and choice picks from Ubiquity/Groove Merchant Records founder Michael McFadin’s personal collection.

This is the third year in a row we’ve presented this sale. Each year Ubiquity has selected only a fraction of the collection – whatever we can fit in the building. Following the popup sale on March 23, we will have Boston Bob ‘Grab Bags’ available online. (more…)

F.T.T. Printing

Freddie Gibbs, Madlib — | Comments Off on F.T.T. Printing

After a slight delay getting the vinyl to arrived at Rappcats HQ, the custom Flat Tummy Tea b/w Bandana records from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib have all been assembled and shipped. Each is numbered and one-of-a-kind, but there are about three basic color patterns – black, gold, neon red/orange. Here’s a few shots from the printing session with Hit N Run. Photos & sleeve design by Jeff Jank. (more…)